The other day when I was perusing the blogs I follow, a little overwhelmed by the catching up I need to do I popped over to Edward Hotspur‘s blog and found a post about making a bucket list. Edward, may I call him Edward? is one of the bloggers that I really am in awe… Read More What is it about Buckets?
Magpie and I have a Mother Daughter Journal that has things in it for mothers and daughters to do together, which I guess is what you would expect from a mother daughter activity journal thingy right? In many ways it is fun but in some a little uncomfortable. I really didn’t want to tell her… Read More Meet Gracie and Bubbsy, They are Quite a Pair
A note dear Readers, Miss Magpie was so excited about her debut post last week and mulled and stewed for this week with a few starts and stops with ideas. This weekend was filed with activities for her, between parties church and Girl Scouts but more to the point, in the pool on Saturday Mr.… Read More Magpie’s Treasure; DeLight in This Child
As you may or may not know One of my offspring the 8 yo, is the eqivelent of a Magpie in that she likes sparkly things and will take any treasue she sees that delights her and tuck it away wherever she hides her treasures. When she was little this was on the level, day-to-day,… Read More Magpie’s Treasure
I just checked my account again, for about the 800th time this week, just to see if maybe my child support is there…. I have hope. Much of the time anyways. What? I know ..doing the same thing over and over and over, expecting a different result. Insanity. Not necessarily. I just think its optimism.… Read More Insanity or Optimism? Mid-Afternoon Mental Moment
When I got divorced and was given the title of primary custodial parent to my children, I was also given a court order that specified that the noncustodual parent was to pay me a certain amount a month for the care and support of the children and should I not be paid the specified amount… Read More The Irony is Gonna Kill Me
Ah the promise that title holds. especially if you are a struggling single mom and if you are a newbie to singledom with offspring, you may have clicked on it hoping to have the magic answer to your questions and not have to reinvent the wheel of surviving while the kids are out… Read More A Single Mom’s (ok, Dad’s too) Summer Survival Guide
Well? Is anyone gonna give me a hint? You think I was gonna tell you why? Hahahahaha.. no no no I need a good reason why I should. And to be clear for those of you who are getting a little chuckle thinking what you are thinking… not THAT kind of favor.., I mean there… Read More why getting in a car with some one who irritates me, for the purpose of a favor they don’t deserve is good use of my time, and other fish (mouse) stories
When you are divorced with kids, there is typically that little thing included in the divorce decree that outlines a custody and visitation schedule for said kids. You quickly figure out that even though you aren’t married anymore, you still have a connection with this person that you divorced, that you will for many years… Read More There is Peace in the Valley
Sometime in the not so distant past, Lauren (my grandbaby mama) came to me and was bubbling (she bubbles too…where she got that from, who knows 😉 ) about this really cool thing she found called Wreck This Journal. When I asked her to elaborate she told me it was a journal that you are… Read More Wreck This Journal
As most of you know, I am a Gr..Gr..Grandmother. For those of you who don’t know. I am a Gr…Gr…Gr… I am Grams. Short for Grahama Crackers… a name voted on by you my dear readers. I won’t go into all the details.. if you want to know the whole story, you can go here, (Pull out… Read More Gram’s Cracker Crumbs – He’s gonna be a star!
Just now, a moment ago, I was given a gift by my beautiful 5 yo. He didn’t know he was giving me a gift. That happens a lot. Especially with him. He is such a loving and thoughtful child. Sometimes, without motive, he will come up to me and put his arms around me and… Read More and a little child shall lead them.. or me at least.
Today’s Mental Moment – well first of all is the FRIDAY MENTAL MOMENT!! Don’t you think that deserves a special name? hmmmm….. but anyhow Today’s Mental Moment… is just pure clean fun.
That make you go…huh?? Today;s Mental Moment is brought to you by me via My Grandbaby Mama….. Lauren. I am giving her all he credit….every single bit…